The Chester Venturer

7029 Clun Castle

Saturday 26th March 2022

A steam hauled excursion picking up in the East Midlands and with Great Western motive power running up the West Coast main Line to Crewe with the famous City of Chester as our destination.

Joining arrangements

Tyseley Locomotive Works, Coleshill Parkway, Tamworth High Level, Burton on Trent, Leicester, Nuneaton. The return journey will drop-off at all outward stations.

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in our Pullman Cars and Open Coaches. Private Compartments for six people are also available. You will be seated at tables of two or four or in a Private Compartment in your selected Coach according to your booking. Tables for two can be booked in Pullman Class for a supplement of £25 per person subject to availability..

Boarding Card

A boarding card confirming your booking details and allocated coach will be emailed to you upon completion of your booking. Please print this boarding card to access the train. Separate tickets are not issued.

Final Details and Timings

Final times will be publsihed on this website 7-10 days before the date of the train.

The following are approximate anticipated timings:

Tyseley Locomotive Works Depart 09.00
Coleshill Parkway Depart 09.30
Tamworth High Level Depart 09.55
Burton on Trent Depart 10.10
Leicester Depart 11.40
Nuneaton Depart 12.10
  Arrive 18.55
Leicester Arrive 19.25
Burton on Trent Arrive 20.55
Tamworth High Level Arrive 21.10
Coleshill Parkway Arrive 21.35
Tyseley Locomotive Works Arrive 22.05


Book Seats

Step One
Select Class of Travel

Step Two
Select Coach

Step Three
Select Individual, Table for Two or Compartment

Step Four
Complete Details & quantity Required

Step  Five


Select the station from which you intend to join the train

Meals are included in Pullman and Club Class. If you would prefer a vegetarian option please indicate Number of Vegetarian Meals Required

Passengers who require assistance to travel should contact us at to discuss their requirements prior to booking.